- Lockdown in 4 Cities of Maharashtra, Exams from First to Eighth Canceled, Students will be Given General Promotion
Coronavirus Updates in India: In Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh, infections were reported for the first time on Friday. 4 patients reported positive in Jabalpur and 2 in Kangra. With this, 248 have been infected in 22 states of the country. On the other hand, 17 new infection cases were reported in Kerala. These include 5 British citizens. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the number of infected in the state has gone up to 40. 7 foreigners are also infected in the state. Earlier, 8 cases were confirmed in Rajasthan. Four cities in Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and Pimpri Chinchwad and Raipur in Chhattisgarh have also been locked down.
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All malls in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh were closed. Grocery, medical and vegetable shops will be open in Delhi. Bus service in Delhi Metro and Haryana will be closed on Sunday under Janata curfew. At the same time, 22 hours passenger trains will not run across the country. However, essential goods will continue to be available in Maharashtra. This is the first lockdown in the country due to this infection. Examinations from first to eighth have been canceled here. Everyone will be given a general promotion.
The total number of positive cases of #COVID19 in India now stands at 223 (including 32 foreigners), 4 deaths (1 each) in Delhi, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare pic.twitter.com/b43LhqCUNr— ANI (@ANI) March 20, 2020
Three New Cases of Corona Virus in Maharashtra, 52 Patients so Far
There have been three new cases of coronavirus in Maharashtra. After the arrival of new cases on Friday, the total number of affected in the state has increased to 52. There have been 223 cases across the country. Earlier in Mumbai alone, the total number of people infected in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) reached 18 after two new cases of corona virus infection were reported on Thursday.
8 Corona Patients in Lucknow
Orders have been issued for the closure of sweet shops, restaurants, food stalls and cafes in the capital Lucknow after frequent corona cases have surfaced in Uttar Pradesh. Also, Khurramnagar, Vikas Nagar and Aliganj areas have been completely closed. This order has been issued by the District Magistrate. Corona virus outbreak in the capital Lucknow is seen reaching the third stage. Here the virus has started spreading from person to person. Corona has been confirmed among 4 more new suspects in Lucknow. The KGMU’s lab has confirmed the corona virus. With this, the total number of corona victims in Lucknow increased to 8. Coronavirus Updates in India.
16 Corona Cases in Delhi
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ordered all the malls to be closed till 31 March 2020 due to the corona virus. The grocery, pharmacy and vegetable shops located in the mall can remain open. He has informed about this decision by tweeting from his official account on Friday. So far, 16 cases of corona have been confirmed in Delhi. Out of this, one patient has died and 5 recoveries have also been done.
Prime Minister’s Appeal – Don’t Leave Home This Sunday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that for the last few days it also looks as if we are saved from the crisis, everything is fine. This belief that the global pandemic corona is relieved is not correct. The PM appealed to the people to impose ‘Janata curfew’. Under this, the citizens of the country follow the curfew on Sunday, March 22 from 7 am to 9 pm. This means a curfew imposed by the public on its own. He said that this will also be an attempt to test how much India is ready for a battle like Corona. The success of the public curfew and its experience will also prepare us for the challenges to come. The Prime Minister also said that at 5 pm on Sunday, thank each other by clapping, ringing, ringing bells and show solidarity to fight this virus.